President Obama, the Democratic leadership, and the immigrant rights movement are planning a new push for immigration reform legislation in Congress.
The peaceful blockade succeeded in halting the day's proceedings where detainees were to have been hauled before a judge and sentenced as a group.
The protests show that immigration reform supporters are prepared to continue the battle until the House leadership puts the immigration bill up for a vote.
Undeterred by the government shutdown, immigration reform activists took to Capitol Hill today, telling lawmakers to get to the business of the people.
The AFL-CIO resolves to work for passage of comprehensive immigration reform with a citizenship path.
Nestled in a small strip mall here in the shadow of Midway Airport sits Democrat Rep. Dan Lipinski's office. It was to that office immigration activists delivered a birthday cake recently.
The first priority is to pressure Republicans to support legalization of the 11 million undocumented immigrants.
The right has portrayed undocumented immigration as an "invasion" of revolutionaries and criminals, orchestrated by the Mexican government; this is nonsense.
The bill was supported by a bipartisan group of eight senators (the "Gang of Eight").
Please dial in to join us for an important teleconference Tuesday evening, May 21, called "Dream activists put it all on the line for immigration justice"